The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment. This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position to meet the long-term instructional needs for the university, and parallels the position of an assistant professor on track for tenure.
A Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or in a related quantitative discipline is required. Applicants must be able to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses, and be willing to help evolve an innovative multi-disciplinary curriculum in the field of biomedical engineering. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education in bioengineering, strong interest and background in engineering design, and a record of effective and innovative teaching at the interface between Engineering, Biology, Physiology and Medicine. Preference will be given to individuals with skills to teach quantitative or computer-aided simulation, engineering design and entrepreneurship. The responsibilities include the teaching of core courses including laboratories, continuous improvement of curriculum, participation in accreditation activities, and development of new educational initiatives. Successful submission and funding of grants related to education is strongly encouraged. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering has experienced rapid growth over the past decade to 35 faculty members, and serves over 450 undergraduate students in an ABET accredited program. The Department has existing strengths in the areas of tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, cellular and molecular engineering, biomechanics, biomedical imaging. micro/nano systems, therapeutics, and computational/ systems biology. BME faculty benefit from close collaborations with the School of Medicine, Division of Biological Sciences, and School of Veterinary Medicine. The Department is home to state-of-the-art resources and facilities that serve both our academic and research programs, including the Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging and the TEAM (Translating Engineering Advances to Medicine) Design, Prototyping, and Fabrication Laboratories.
Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01852. Required materials include a cover letter; curriculum vitae with list of publications and professional activities; a statement of teaching interest, including a summary of leadership efforts, and plans/vision for development initiatives; a separate statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; and at least three letters of reference. Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee at email@example.com. For additional details about the BME Department and this position, please refer to the following link: http://www.bme.ucdavis.edu/.
The deadline for full consideration is December 1, 2017, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering consists of the Department Chair, 1-2 Vice-Chairs, 36 ladder rank faculty (including WOS), approximately 115-120 other academic employees of varying titles, and 24 administrative and technical staff. The Department has ~550 undergraduate students enrolled, which have ABET accreditation status. The Department houses one graduate group with approximately 120 ...graduate students who can obtain a MS and/or PhD degree, as well as an integrated BS/MS program. The Department is responsible for oversight of CMGI research center and the new TEAM facilities and development activities. The current budget research funding level is in excess of $77 million (with an expenditure rate of about $19.7M). Biomedical Engineering has significant federal research funding (NIH, NSF, DOD, DOE) within the College of Engineering. The current departmental operating budget is $5.5M. The Department occupies 40,000 square feet
of departmentally assigned space within a Garamendi Facility and 3 other buildings on campus. This position has a dotted line reporting relationship with the Assistant Dean of Administration and Finance in the Dean's Office and the Department Chair and will receive support and direction from both parties regarding performance management.
The Department has 33 faculty members and is ranked 7th in the nation and 2nd in California in annual research expenditures (NSF rankings). The Department has existing strengths in the areas of tissue engineering, cellular and molecular engineering, biomechanics, biomedical imaging, micro/nano systems, therapeutics, and computational/systems biology.
Additional information about the Department may be found at http://bme.ucdavis.edu.